Latest on crash involving four cars in busy car park
A police investigation into how four vehicles ended up badly damaged in a Burton town centre car park is continuing. Detectives are still probing the case after four vehicles – a red Toyota pick-up truck, a silver Vauxhall Astra, a silver Volkswagen and a black Volkswagen – were left seriously damaged. The incident happened at around 2pm on Christmas Eve, Friday, December 24, in the busy Coopers Square shopping centre car park and now police have issued an updated statement on the incident.
Read the latest Burton stories here At the time spokesman for Staffordshire Police said a woman, in her late 40s, was taken to hospital by the ambulance service as a precaution. She was later released.
The cars and truck were so badly damaged that officers had to arrange for the recovery of the vehicles. Today a police spokesman added that enquiries were continuing into the cause of the incident and that no-one had been arrested in connection with the damage.
The smashed up Volkswagen in Cooper’s Square car park.
One witness told Staffordshire Live at the time she had been in the One Below shop nearby when she said she heard a loud bang and saw other customers rushing out of the shop. She said that a woman who was driving the black Volkswagen was left trapped inside the car as it was wedged between two other vehicles.
She had to get out of the VW via the boot. She said at the time: it was “absolutely chaotic scenes” and that the woman who was driving the black Volkswagen was “trapped in the car as it had wedged between the two other vehicles”.
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